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March Meeting Recap: Dentistry and Dental Health!

We were super fortunate to have some awesome guest scholars at the March meeting of the Ladder: students from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry! After making use of our mouths to eat lunch and introduce ourselves to one … Continue reading

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February Meeting Recap: Hearing and the Ear!

At February’s meeting of The Ladder, we learned all about hearing and ears: inner and outer parts of the ear, how sound travels through our ears so we can hear it, how to find out if something’s wrong in an … Continue reading

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Next Meeting of The Ladder: Sports Medicine with David Olson, M.D.

No, you’re not having deja vu…pinch-hitting for Medical Scholar Renée at December 14th’s meeting of the Ladder will be sports medicine physician David Olson, M.D.! Dr. Olson will be teaching about sports injuries and reading x-rays, as well as demonstrating … Continue reading

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Next Ladder Meeting: Fun with the Stomach, Guts & Stuff!

Ever wondered what happens after you gulp down a bowl of cereal, gnaw a slice of pizza, or crunch on an apple? How does your body turn the food you put in your mouth into stuff it can actually use? … Continue reading

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May Meeting Recap: Brains, Nerves & Reflexes

Medical scholars at May’s meeting of the Ladder got the chance to learn all about the brain, nerves and reflexes: how you use them for something as simple as clapping, testing how fast your nerves let your brain talk to … Continue reading

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Next Ladder Meeting: Fun with Brains, Nerves and Reflexes!

So you’ve got sweet moves. How do you make those happen? Do you have to think through each and every motion, how every single muscle in your arms and legs will twitch and tug when they need to so you … Continue reading

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